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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Marked by the qualities of or befitting a man who is a respected leader in national or international affairs

Usage examples (16)
  • The party commended Jonathan for what it described as his statesmanly disposition, adding that it is united and focused.
  • I do think that he is a strong, statesmanly leader and am not ashamed to support him.
  • The extremely imperfect development of his statesmanly qualities at that period may have justified such designs.
  • Typically every-mannish and good guy-esque, Hanks was Hanks and most said “Thanks” — for his statesmanly handling of his part. for more
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